Definition of Criterium

1. Noun. (context: bicycle racing) A mass-start road-cycle race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 1/2 mile to about 1 mile. ¹



2. Noun. (alternative form of criterion) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Criterium

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Criterium

cristated
cristobalite
cristobalites
cristoballite
crit
criteria
criterial
criterion
criterion-related validity
criterion of verifiability
criterion of verification
criterional
criterionless
criterions
criterior
criterium (current term)
criteriums
crith
crithidia
crithidia fasciculata
crithomancy
criths
critic
critical
critical Reynolds number
critical acclaim
critical analysis
critical angle
critical angles
critical appraisal

Literary usage of Criterium

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1. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"... freed science from authority and made observation the test of truth—Luther made the individual judgment the criterium of religious truths—Descartes made ..."

2. The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece Down to by George Henry Lewes (1893)
"Zeno pretended that there was a criterium, which decided between science and ... He felt that the criterium of the Stoics was itself in need of a criterium. ..."

3. A Philosophical Treatise Concerning the Weakness of Human Understanding by Pierre-Daniel Huet (1725)
"They gave it the Name of criterium, and made it twofold, one to direft our ... only of this criterium or Rule of Truth, which makes ufe of ..."

4. The Biographical History of Philosophy from Its Origin in Greece Down to the by George Henry Lewes (1881)
"He felt that the criterium of the Stoics was itself in need of a criterium. ... The great question then pending was this:— What criterium is there of the ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1865)
"It verifies that criterium in the various branches of intellectual activity, ... It is the property only of a few, and the supreme criterium must be ..."

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